Return Engagement (1990 film)

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Return Engagement
DVD cover
Traditional 再戰江湖
Simplified 再战江湖
Mandarin Zài Zhàn Jiāng Hú
Cantonese Zoi3 Zin3 Gong1 Wu4
Directed by Joe Cheung
Produced by Alan Tang
Written by Wong Kar-wai
Joe Cheung
Starring Alan Tang
Elizabeth Lee
May Lo
Simon Yam
Andy Lau
Music by Violet Lam
Cinematography Tom Lau
Jimmy Leung
Christopher Doyle
Andrew Lau
Edited by Poon Hung
Distributed by Golden Princess Amusement
Release date
17 March 1990 (1990-03-17)
Running time
109 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$11,214,680

Return Engagement, also known as Hong Kong Corruptor is a 1990 Hong Kong action drama film directed by Joe Cheung and starring Alan Tang, Elizabeth Lee, May Lo and Simon Yam, with a guest appearance by Andy Lau.


Return Engagement tells the story of Lung (Alan Tang), a Triad boss who is sent to prison in Canada. While he is in jail his daughter is taken to Hong Kong to keep her safe. On his release Lung travels to Hong Kong to find his daughter where he meets a young Triad, Wah (Andy Lau) who knows of his reputation and respects him greatly.

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The film was released on VHS in North America as Hong Kong Corruptor, featuring an unrelated scene with Chow Yun-fat. This meant to cash in on the success of American film debuts made by Asian filmmakers, such as John Woo as well as superstars such as Chow Yun-Fat.


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  1. ^ "Return Engagement". Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Return Engagement". Retrieved 30 July 2010. 

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